Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/07/30

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Subject: [Leica] mega Zeiss lensbaby!
From: faneuil at (Eric Korenman)
Date: Sun Jul 30 08:29:02 2006
References: <> <028701c6b3e8$2fde24f0$6401a8c0@FrankDell2>

Thanks for the attention to my geeky project.
My plan is to shoot freehand, mostly for experiments in portraiture.

I'm off to the hardware store to look for parts..
Also some early morning experiments with my russian made 4x loupe were
I may rig that up first.  I will be sure to post results as soon the glue
dries and I can shoot.


On 7/30/06, Frank Filippone <> wrote:
> OK Focus issue understood and "resolved"....
> Now another little detail..... about the flexible parts.....
> One of the problems with these makeshift flexible parts is the use of a
> tripod....   If you are going to sight through your camera
> and use shift and tilt, you will need to bolt down the camera to a
> tripod.  No big deal.  But the lens must remain in the position
> you wish until you snap the pix.  How do you get a flexible thingie to
> remain fixed?  You would need to somehow grab the lens part
> with respect to the body, and hold it in a particular orientation.....
> How will you accomplish this task?
> Maybe a better idea is the Zork products  ( Zorkendorfer)  or the use of a
> adjustable bellows and an enlarging lens..  Nikon made a
> bellows for this purpose.....It had shift, tilt, etc......
> BTW, I went through all of this for my Hasselblad, finally decided to get
> a Flexbody to do the work for me...It works quite well
> within its' and the lens' limitations.
> Frank Filippone
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